CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 19, 1985
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(Studio) Possible extension of Reagan-Gorbachev summit reported; scenes shown. Apparent outcome of their first meeting today and Gorbachev's meeting with Jesse Jackson discussed.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Geneva, Switzerland) Ldrs.' first meeting shown, discussed. [REAGAN - comments on weather.] [GORBACHEV - (thru translator) recalls jet lag after trip to Canada; jokes about description of him.] [Press spokesperson Larry SPEAKES - explains leaders' mutual decision on news blackout during summit.] [Soviet spokesperson Leonid ZAMYATIN - concurs.] White House photos shown. Topics believed discussed during summit's first session outlined. Contd. disagreement among President's aides over wording of his final statement mentioned. [GORBACHEV - (thru translator) and REAGAN - comment on meeting]
REPORTER: Bill Plante
(Studio) Jackson's meeting with Mikhail Gorbachev examined; scenes shown. [JACKSON - explains his purpose to Gorbachev.] Gorbachev's response to Jackson's remark on Soviet human rights issue described. [JACKSON - notes American public's anxiety about plight of Soviet Jews; believes Gorbachev desires movement on arms control; describes body language of Anatoly Dobrynin and other aides surrounding Gorbachev during meeting; defs. meeting despite Reagan's possible opposition.] Arrest of Jewish activists after sit-in at USSR airline office here reported, shown.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Geneva, Switzerland) First meeting of Nancy Reagan and Raisa Gorbachev featured; scenes shown. [GORBACHEV - jokes about her command of English.] [REAGAN - praises Soviet counterpart.] [GORBACHEV - praises antique watch.] Their separate schedules outlined. [GORBACHEV - (thru translator) cites need to struggle for peace.] Her reaction to Ukrainian dissident's disruption mentioned, shown. [Soviet expert Anne HELGERSON - believes the Gorbachev's public image is for benefit of non-Sovs.] Soviet television mentioned omitting coverage of Raisa Gorbachev today.
REPORTER: Tom Fenton